Fast Retailing profit increases as chain expands overseas

/ Apr 13, 2017

Fast Retailing profit increases as chain expands overseas

Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing Co.'s second-quarter profit surged as Asia's largest clothing chain accelerated its overseas expansion. Operating income gained about 80 percent to ¥42.1 billion in the three months through February, based on first-half earnings the clothing retailer released Thursday. That compares with the ...

Uniqlo quarterly profit up 45 percent after refocus

/ Jan 12, 2017

Uniqlo quarterly profit up 45 percent after refocus

As it refocused on a strategy aimed at luring thrifty shoppers, Uniqlo's parent company said Thursday that quarterly net profit jumped by almost half from a year ago. Fast Retailing's net profit rose 45 percent to ¥70 billion in the fiscal first quarter to November, ...

Japan's Uniqlo targets global stature with fashion identity

/ Jun 15, 2016

Japan's Uniqlo targets global stature with fashion identity

Japanese clothing chain Uniqlo has leveraged its prowess in mass production to build a fashion empire filled with shelves upon shelves of affordable, good quality items like down jackets, underwear and T-shirts. Now the 17-nation, 1,734-store retailer is on a quest to beat Western giants ...